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  • Writer's pictureScioto County Sheriff's Office

Job Posting Deputy Sheriff Patrol Division


June 29, 2021

The Scioto County Sheriff's Office will be accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Patrol Division. Anyone interested in applying may do so by submitting an application/resume directly to Chief Deputy Blaine Duduit or email to on or before 5:00 P.M. on July 13, 2021

The Scioto County Sheriffs Office is actively accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Patrol Division.

In order to qualify, you:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have a current (up to date) Ohio Peace Officer Certification

  • Must be able to pass a stringent criminal background check to include (CVSA-Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer and/or Polygraph Test)

  • Must possess a Valid Ohio Driver's License

  • Must be available to work 40 flexible hours per week along with unpredictable overtime hours

  • Must submit to and pass a Drug Screen Test prior to employment.

Under the direction of the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Captain and/or Sergeant, This Law Enforcement position is primarily responsible for providing service and protection to the community and enforcing the laws of the State of Ohio. This position is responsible for serving the needs of the public on behalf of Sheriff David Thoroughman. You will be the first point of contact with the citizens in the community. Some of your responsibilities will include but are not limited to responding to and conducting thorough investigations concerning citizen complaints, completing appropriate documentation, filing necessary criminal charges, taking suspects into custody, collecting and preserving evidence, testifying in court and serving court notices.

The Scioto County Sheriffs Office operates under a collective bargaining agreement

Benefits include:

Starting pay of $19.43/hour as of January, 2021

Step 1: 0 - 6 months $19.43

Step 2: 7 - 12 months $20.20

Step 3: 13 - 48 months $21.65

Step 4: 49 - 72 months $22.31

Step 5: 73 - 96 months $23.23

Step 6: 97 + months $24.05

Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits

Three paid personal days annually

Twelve paid holidays

Fifteen days of paid sick leave per year

Eighty hours of paid vacation leave accrual after one year Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) Access to Ohio Deferred Compensation retirement plan

Employment applications may be obtained on our website located at

Applications may be submitted in person at the Scioto County Sheriff's Office located at 1025 Sixteenth Street, Portsmouth, Ohio Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. thru 11:30 A.M and 12:30 P.M. thru 4:00 P.M.

Applications may also be submitted electronically by emailing them to Chief Deputy Blaine Duduit at and by placing EMPLOYMENT in the subject line. If available, please attached a personal resume.


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